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Religious texts from Ugarit

Author: N Wyatt
Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2002.
Series: Biblical seminar, 53.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"As well as being intrinsically fascinating, the Ugaritic texts have long been recognized as basic background material for Old Testament study. Ugaritic deities, myths, religious terminology, poetic techniques and general vocabulary are widely encountered by the attentive reader of the Hebrew Bible. The present edition offers an up-to-date translation and commentary based on scrutiny of the original tablets and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ugaritic literature
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Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: N Wyatt
ISBN: 0826460488 9780826460486
OCLC Number: 48979997
Notes: 1st edition published 1998.
Description: 502 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. I. KTU 1.1-1.6 --
The Baal Cycle of Myths --
KTU 1.1-1.2. Baal and Yam --
KTU 1.3-1.4. Baal's Palace --
KTU 1.5-1.6. Baal and Mot --
Pt. II. KTU 1.7-1.13 --
Fragments and Shorter Myths concerning Baal and Anat --
KTU 1.7. Excerpts from KTU 1.3 concerning Anat --
KTU 1.8. Excerpts from KTU 1.4 --
KTU 1.9. A Fragment of a Myth concerning Baal or his Son --
KTU 1.10. Baal, the Heifer, and Anat --
KTU 1.11. A Fragment concerning Baal and Anat --
KTU 1.12. The Devourers --
KTU 1.13. A Hymn to Anat --
Pt. III. KTU 1.14-1.16 --
The Story of King Keret --
Pt. IV. KTU 1.17-1.19 --
The Story of Aqhat --
Pt. V. Selections from Texts KTU 1.20-1.169 --
Miscellaneous Texts --
KTU 1.20-1.22. The RPUM Texts --
KTU 1.23. The Gracious Gods: A Sacred Marriage Liturgy --
KTU 1.24. The Wedding of Nikkal and Ib --
KTU 1.40. A Liturgy for a Rite of Atonement for the People of Ugarit --
KTU 1.41. Instructions for the Ritual Calendar of the Month of Vintage --
KTU 1.87. Duplicate of KTU 1.41: The Variant Ending --
KTU 1.43. Sacrifices and Votive Gifts in Palace Rituals --
KTU 1.47, 1.118 and RS 20.24. Pantheon Lists --
KTU 1.65. A Prayer for the Security of Ugarit --
KTU 1.78. An Astronomical Text --
KTU 1.83. A Goddess Confronts a Dragon --
KTU 1.92. The Myth of Athtart the Huntress --
KTU 1.96. A Spell against the Evil Eye --
KTU 1.100. The Myth of Shapsh and the Marc: A Spell against Snakebite --
KTU 1.101. A Hymn to Baal Enthroned --
KTU 1.107. A Cautionary Tale: Sirugazuz Learns the Risks of Snake-Charming --
KTU 1.108. An Intercessory Prayer to Rapiu and other Deities --
KTU 1.113. A Royal Liturgy, and the Ugaritic King-List --
KTU 1.114. The Myth of El's Banquet: A Medical Text --
KTU 1.117. The Plea for a House for Baal --
KTU 1.119. The Ritual Calendar for the Month of Ibaalat and Another Month and a Prayer for Ugarit Under Siege --
KTU 1.124. A Medical Text based on an Oracle Tradition --
KTU 1.133. A Mythological Fragment concerning Mot --
KTU 1.148. A Compendium of Ritual Lists --
KTU 1.161. A Royal Funeral Liturgy --
KTU 1.169. An Incantation for the Exorcism of a Possessed Adolescent.
Series Title: Biblical seminar, 53.
Responsibility: N. Wyatt.

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This translation and commentary on the Ugaritic texts is aimed at general readers, students and specialists. The texts are seen as background material for Old Testament study, as Ugaritic deities,  Read more...

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